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08/07/2018

Spacecraft to Speed Through Sun's Atmosphere and Snag Solar Wind

Whitney Clavin
Caltech and partners built an instrument that will capture high-speed solar particles hurtling toward Earth.
Jamie Rankin
08/01/2018

Program Brings Area High School Students, Teachers into Caltech Labs

Jon Nalick
Summer Research Connection promotes curiosity, scientific literacy, and research skills.
Maggie Higginbotham, a 10th-grade student at Blair High School in Pasadena, opens an incubator shaker to reveal cultures of bacteria used to produce gas vesicles for research.
07/11/2018

'City of Astronomy' to Host Gathering of International Space Experts

Whitney Clavin
Pasadena will be hopping with space events the week of July 14-22.
Collage of space images
07/06/2018

Yanbei Chen Named Simons Investigator

Whitney Clavin
Professor of Physics Yanbei Chen has been named a Simons Investigator for his work on gravitational-wave physics.
Yanbei Chen
07/03/2018

JPL News: NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

Data from NuSTAR show that a well-studied luminous star is accelerating particles to high energies.
Picture of Eta Carinae
07/03/2018

Von Kármán Lecture Series Comes to Caltech

The series highlights space missions and technology.
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06/29/2018

Celebrating Caltech's Founder and Builder of Large Telescopes

Whitney Clavin
George Ellery Hale, born 150 years ago on June 29, helped transform not just Caltech but all of astronomy.
George Ellery Hale
06/27/2018

David Simmons-Duffin Receives DOE Early Career Grant

Robert Perkins
David Simmons-Duffin, assistant professor of theoretical physics, will receive Department of Energy Early Career Research Program funding.
David Simmons-Duffin
06/26/2018

Cosmic Artists Discuss their Craft

Whitney Clavin
Everything from the latest virtual reality experiences in space to how to engage the public was discussed at a space visualization conference.
Mosaic of images from the workshop.
06/21/2018

New Model Shows Where to Improve Power Grids

Robert Perkins
Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.
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